Item 127 - Clothing owned by Olive Pink

Beaded waistcoat/vest Lace short sleeved blouse Shawl Lace over-dress Lace dress Gloves Scarf/cravat Satin sash

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Clothing owned by Olive Pink


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8 items of clothing

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(1884 – 1975)

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Olive Muriel Pink (17 March 1884 – 6 July 1975) was an Australian botanical illustrator, anthropologist, gardener, and activist for Aboriginal rights. for more information see Australian Dictionary of Biography

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a. 1 Velvet beaded waistcoat/vest
b. 1 Cream lace short sleeved blouse
c. 1 Cream lace shawl
d. 2 Cream lace dresses/over-dresses
e. 1 Pair of cream gloves with fur trim
f. 1 Cream satin scarf/cravat
g. 1 Cream satin sash

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections and the Olive Pink Estate”

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